Grateful Dead Live at Nassau Coliseum on 1979-01-11
- Live concert
- Grateful Dead
- DeadLists Project
from comments at http://db.etree.org/shn/308:
"Jim Wise... explained that 1/10 and 1/11 is not his or Eddie's, but in fact Keith Gatto's FOB made with Nak 300's and Sony TC-158"; "Keith Gatto did the cassette > DAT transfer on his gear; Jim Wise did the DAT > CD"
Thanks to Robert Donnelly for the disks.
Cdparanoia by Jeff Kempka on 5/3/2000.
- 2004-03-26 10:16:45
- FOB Cass. Master > DAT; DAT > Soundforge > CDR > Cdparanoia > SHN
- Uniondale, NY
- Taped by
- Keith Gatto
- Transferred by
- Keith Gatto, Jim Wise
- Nassau Coliseum
Subject: One of my first shows, (during a deepfreeze...)
I remember this run well, too, not only because 1/11/79 was one of my first shows, but also because it was A VERY COLD NIGHT, not conducive to "Tail-Gating" in the flat, mid-Island area known as 'Roosevelt Field'. I was a sophomore in H.S. too, where I grew up, (in Port Washington,), about 15-20 miles north of the Coliseum, and the first time the band returned to the area since I had become a hard-core "Head"!!! This night WAS MAGICAL, as any Dead
Subject: DO NOT CLICK ON REVIEW BELOW
Subject: ****** 6 stars if I could
Subject: ***** for Jack Straw
“2) at times in 1978-1980 Bob Weir sang "We used to play for acid ..." and "... now we play for Clive" (a reference to Clive Davis, the boss of Arista Records)--one example was 1 November 1979 (thanks to Edgar Avalos for confirming this)"
p.s. I saw the night before and was in 11th grade!
Subject: jack straw also see 10 20 84
Subject: Great recording
Subject: Great energy
Subject: "I feel like a dog with two dicks"
Subject: NOT Mickey's b-day
The smart audience members (deadicated) usually knew the truth when it came to actual birthdays, chanting "Happy Birthday" to either Jerry on 7/31/82 @ midnight or Phil on his 50th birthday (3/15/90), etc.
September 11, 1943
Mickey Hart, Date of birth
What is Mickey Hart's birthday - answers.com
Mickey Hart was born on September 11, 1943.
i miss the 70's!!
everything was much more simple and straight forward...
Subject: Too much clapping and whistling
If the crowd noise was in the background it would be OK. But it's just as loud as the band on this recording.
Subject: A Matrix?
That's why I think this might make a good candidate for a matrix ( are you listening Hunter). The boards hissy and muddy, and the audience is clappy and a little oversaturated. Might just make the worst matrix ever. Oh well, it just seems like too historic a show to wallow in such disrepair. Maybe not historic, but it is a great show---Sugaree, Jack Straw, Miracle, Estimated, Stella, Casey Jones are all great versions.
Thanks to Charlie Miller for doing what he could with the source material---What the hell happened to these tapes anyway???
Subject: nice aud.
Subject: niceness...so sweet
Subject: Oh Yeah!
Subject: It's Mickey's Birthday again
30 years later. This Swizzles Stick still stands up straight.
Subject: Jack Straw sails!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Subject: Ramble on Rose!
Everyone needs this show now! Sound is decent
Subject: BIG SHOW
Subject: A Good Stream
As I clean my home and generally be lazy this Saturday afternoon, I am rockin' out to a very good streaming Aud. It's like they are all with me here in my home.
I reccomend giving this show a listen.
Subject: These were recheduled shows ( I believe)
Bobby definitely says " we used to play for acid now we play for Clive" it's clear as day on my brother's original tapes. I can hear it on the shn that I downloaded prior to takedown. (tears)
I was in the 9th grade , I was allowed to go to one Garden show on the 8th, These two shows mark the bands return to Nassau since 1973(the bust).
(my first show was Englishtown)
My older brother taped all 4 shows.(not these uploads) Quality was ok not great. No matter what anyone makes of these shows- just listen to jack straw on this nite. We all were giggling for weeks listening to the tapes and that one version became something of a legend - since no one could duplicate Jerry's speed and endurance even if they tried to make the sounds with their tongue.
Just give it a listen and smile.
I love these shows for the nostalgia and history
as the 2 garden shows were the first ever (aside from the felt forum in 71). They may not be "classics " like all in 77 but they were special to me and a close group of friends - thanks to the uploader and the site - I have been searching for these for the better part of 15 years.
Subject: Play for acid ....yes
I have been changing my review so often, because I go back with headphones and try to make sure if he said Clive or Lines..it is clive...
-Yes, Clive Davis....lol
Subject: Like many others here--First show as a youngster
This is a pretty good aud recording (4.0 for sound) and the show is mostly strong in the 2nd set. Terrific Stella, kick ass Casey Jones encore. Good solid, '79 performance. Feel free to consider the objective review a 4-star, rather than the 5 I gave it here for the sentimental value it has for me personally.
You never forget your "first time". ;-)
Subject: first show
Subject: Great show - great recording
The quality of the recording is also very very good. It really does sound like you're sitting in the first 10 rows.
Subject: Jack Straw
26 years later it sure sounds good. I was also in 9th grade.
Subject: Error in Tracking
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